Latvia does not recognize Lukashenko as legitimate president of Belarus after unexpected inauguration ceremony

  • 2020-09-23
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - Latvia does not believe that the inauguration ceremony held today legitimizes and authorizes the former President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko to hold the sixth term of office, emphasizes the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). As Janis Bekeris, the press secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, informed LETA, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes that such a step will only deepen the political crisis in Belarus. The next president of Belarus can be elected only by the people of Belarus in free and fair elections in the presence of international o...
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